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Jun 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
gave a mostly positive review of the economy, but also in there was a warning that cheap borrowing may be coming to an end. that was the backdrop. and today the people who buy and sell stocks for a living chose to sell. and the numbers went down in a moment. we'll talk about how a lot of homeowners are watching this closely. first, however, let's go to where the damage was done. maria bartiromo on the floor of the stock exchange in new york. good evening. >> good evening to you. at this point everybody has gone home at the new york stock exchange. but it was quite the scene today as the market was plummeting. and today's 350-point sell-off comes on top of yesterday's 200-point sell-off as the federal reserve suggested the winding down of the stimulus may very well happen beginning at the end of this year. so why is that such a bad thing? basically, people are focusing on the fact that once the stimulus goes away, interest rates will begin to creep up, and that will take money out of the stock market and into fixed income, into bonds. why would i keep my money in the stock market, which
NBC
Jun 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
wages. as the economy slowly recovers, many of the new jobs are concentrated in low-wage areas like fast food restaurants. nbc news reporting on poverty in america, supported by the ford foundation and in tonight's "in plain sight" report, you may be surprised to learn who some of these folks are and what it takes for them to feed their families. we get our report from nbc's kevin tibbles in chicago. ♪ we serve it up with a smile >> reporter: for many, this is the face of the fast food industry, happy young kids flipping burgers after school. but these days that person taking your order for minimum wage is much more likely to be older. >> we can't afford to live on what we make. >> reporter: people like 56-year-old interior designer amy crawford, who now works behind the counter for $8.75 an hour. >> i would have described myself as very comfortably middle class. >> reporter: and now? >> and now i'm getting by. >> reporter: crawford says she has been seeking a job in her field over a year, dipping into retirement savings to pay the rent, and relying on food stamps. >> these folks use f
NBC
Jun 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, they usually focus on the global economy. but this year's meeting comes at a precarious time in the syrian civil war. seven g-8 countries are on one side. country number 8, russia on the other. >> arriving on a golf retreat to northern ireland, president obama had to leave his clubs stateside and immediately get down to business. tops on his agenda, finding common ground with russia on the issue of syria. but while today was no cold war confrontation, both leaders admitted they disagreed on how to deal with syria. but putin went out of his way to endorse the idea of a negotiated settlement. >> we do have differing perspectives on the problem, but we share an interest in reducing the violence, securing chemical weapons. >> all of us have the intention to stop the violence in syria, to stop the growth of victims, and to solve the situation peacefully, including by bringing the parties to the negotiations table in geneva. >> reporter: putin's words today were decidedly more measured than yesterday when he met with british prime minister david cameron, referring to a graphic video of one syria
NBC
Jun 19, 2013 4:30pm PDT
reserve, ben bernanke moved the markets today with highly anticipated remarks about the economy. he said the economic outlook is improving, unemployment is falling and expected to fall further as a result, the federal reserve will likely ease up on buying bonds, but that could drive up interest rates, including mortgage rates, which are at historic lows, wall street shuttered with the news. stocks fell more than 200 point. >>> still ahead for us tonight, the story that inspired an oscar-winning film and now a real-life drama with one of the more feared men in america on trial for murder. >>> inspiring bond for life, once perfect strangers, brought together in an extraordinary act of heroism on a bad day in this country. brought together in an extraordinary act of heroism on a bad day in this country. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness... but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point i knew i had to do something. when i went back to my healthc
NBC
Jun 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
's largest democracies gather, they focus on the global economy. this year's meeting comes at a precarious time in the syrian civil war. seven g8 countries on one side, country number eight, russia, on the other. >> arriving on a golf retreat to northern ireland, president obama had to leave his clubs stateside and immediately get down to business. finding common ground with russia on syria. both leaders admitted they disagree how to deal with syria. but putin went out of his way to endore the idea of a negotiated settlement. >> we have different perspectives on the problem, but we do share the desire to reduce violence, securing chemical weapons. >> translator: we want to stop the violence in syria, stop the growth of victims, and to solve the situation peacefully, by including coming to the negotiation table in geneva. >> reporter: putin's words today, decidedly more measured than yesterday, when he met with prime minister david cameron. >> translator: we shouldn't back those who kill their enemies and eat their organs. >> reporter: president obama comes to the summit, fizz trip to europ
NBC
Jun 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. the water levels hitting historic low levels and drying up a big part of the american economy. >>> and later, the healing power of a familiar face from home. pets now allowed, even encouraged at a growing number of hospitals. >>> the great lakes contain one fifth of the fresh water supply in the surface of the earth. that may seem like a great deal of it, these days it's not enough for the level of commerce that those five truly great lakes have supported for so long. the problem is the water levels. the lakes are currently low and getting lower. our report on the impact tonight from our chief environmental correspondent anne thompson. >> reporter: the cargo ship "mesabi miner" rides high as it docks on lake erie. and that's not good. >> she left 8,000 tons of iron ore in minnesota, that's basically a day's work for an iron ore mine. >> reporter: iron ore destined to be steel in cars and refrigerators. but the mesabi miner can't carry a full load because once again water levels in the great lakes are too low. >> it's reducing our revenue. we carry less tons, we get paid by the ton. we don't
NBC
Jun 22, 2013 4:30pm PDT
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